The current reigning champions of the topmost tier football League on English soil, Manchester City is one of the most successful clubs in the world. They are also among the oldest football clubs in the world and have won numerous titles since the very beginning.
With eight Premier League titles and 6 FA Cups, they are one of the most elite clubs in the region. They even placed second in the latest version of the UEFA Champions League and are looking very strong in the current season as well.
Man City has been home to many great players along the timeline. Let us take a look at some of the best players in the region and rank the Top 10 Manchester City players of all time.
10. Raheem Sterling
One of the greatest attacking midfielders in the region, Raheem Sterling spent 7 years of his senior career playing for the Premier League club Manchester City. He is also one of the mainstays on the England national football team.
Raheem has played over 339 matches for the club and scored 131 goals as a midfielder. In his watch, Man City found victory in four Premier League titles and an FA Cup in 2019.
9. Mike Doyle
From Ashton-under-Lyne, England we find another important Man City player Mike Doyle taking form. An exceptional midfielder and a great player at it, Mike played in the club for 13 years of his senior career.
Mike is one of the greatest contributors to the club and has played over 570 total matches for the club scoring 41 goals in them. He was an integral part of the squad that made the advancement to the first division and won the league in their debut year in 1968.
8. Joe Corrigan
Coming from the home city of the club Manchester, England, Joe Corrigan found his way to the Man City main squad in no time. After graduating from the City youth academy, Jow stayed with the club for 16 years of his Senior career.
Joe played over 472 league matches for the club while the total match count went up to 602 matches. His incredible goalkeeping abilities won the club many important matches.
7. Bert Trautmann
Another great player on the list, Bert Trautman was one of the finest goalkeepers of the mid-20th century. He led the team to victory on numerous occasions and was one of their integral players.
Bert is among the elite players with the most appearances for the club and has played over 545 matches for them. Under his defense, the team also won the FA Cup in 1956.
6. Alan Oakes
The record holder for the most appearances for the club of all time, Alan Oakes was one of the most important players for the club. He served the club for about 17 years of his senior career before leaving it eventually in 1976.
He has completed over 564 League matches for the club and has a total match count of 680 for Man City. In these 680 matches, he was able to score a total of 35 goals.
5. Erik Brook
One of the best footballers in the pre-war era of football. He played as a forward for Manchester City for around 11 years of his senior career. Born in England, he was also a mainstay player for his nation’s main squad.
In his 11 years with the club, Erik played a total of 499 matches for them and scored a total of 179 goals winning an FA Cup and a Football League First Division title.
Man City recently let go of one of their key players from the past decade. Fernandinho played for the club for 9 years and competed with them in 384 matches scoring 26 goals as a defender.
Under the shadow of his amazing performance, City won five Premier League titles and an FA Cup in 2019.
3. Kevin De Bruyne
KDB is one of the greatest players of the current generation and an exceptional midfielder at that. He is currently a mainstay for the club and has been leading them to victory since 2015.
In these past 7 years, Kevin has played 321 matches for Manchester City scoring a goal tally of 87 goals. His plays have helped the team to victory in four Premier League titles and a FA Cup.
2. David Silva
Spain’s national team’s integral midfielder, David Silva makes it to the second spot on the list having played for the club for a whole decade. David has played over 436 matches for the club and scored 77 goals winning them four Premier League titles and an FA Cup.
1. Sergio Aguero
After having a great run with the Spanish club Atletico Madrid, Aguero came to Man City to conquer English soil. He kept on scoring back to back goals for City to become their all-time leading goalscorer.
In his decade-long run with the club, Aguero scored a total of 260 goals in 390 appearances for the club. With him on the team, Manchester City found themselves victor in five Premier League titles and the 2019 FA Cup.